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Who is the soldier in the park?
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This monument marks the final resting place of Lt. Col. James Polk Dickinson of Camden, Camdens hero of the Mexican War.
Anyone walking through or passing by Monument Square has seen the tall, beautiful monument in the middle of the park surrounded by a small iron fence. The monument marks the final resting place of Lt. Col. James Polk Dickinson of Camden, Camden’s hero of the Mexican War. The monument stands as a memorial to a man whose renown has faded over time for deeds achieved in a war whose memory may hold less veneration today than in years past.